Author(s): John Connolly
A pulse-pounding thriller featuring Detective Charlie Parker from the bestselling author of The Wrath of Angels. 'The finest crime series currently in existence' - Independent on Sunday His client is dead. But Charlie Parker will not rest ...The community of Prosperous, Maine, has always thrived when others have suffered. Its inhabitants are wealthy, its children's future secure. It shuns outsiders. It guards its own. The death of a homeless man and the disappearance of his daughter draw the haunted, lethal private investigator Charlie Parker to Prosperous. Parker is a dangerous man, driven by compassion, by rage, and by the desire for vengeance. In him the town and its protectors sense a threat graver than any they have faced in their long history, and in the comfortable, sheltered inhabitants of a small Maine town, Parker will encounter his most vicious opponents yet. Charlie Parker has been marked to die so that Prosperous may survive.
The twelfth Charlie Parker thriller. John Connolly: Deep. Dark. Thrillers of distinction.
John Connolly was born in Dublin in 1968. His debut - EVERY DEAD THING - swiftly launched him right into the front rank of thriller writers, and all his subsequent novels have been Sunday Times bestsellers. BOOKS TO DIE FOR, which he edited with Declan Burke, was the winner of the 2013 Anthony, Agatha and Macavity awards for Best Non-Fiction work. He is the first non-American writer to win the US Shamus award and the first Irish writer to win an Edgar award. He keeps a website at www.johnconnollybooks.com and can be found on Facebook www.facebook.com/johnconnollybooks and www.twitter.com/jconnollybooks.